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Eight Chinese bomber planes and four fighter jets entered the southwestern corner of Taiwan’s air defence identification zone on Saturday, and Taiwan’s air force deployed missiles to “monitor” the incursion, island’s Defence Ministry said.

Taiwan reports large incursion by Chinese air force

Eight Chinese bomber planes and four fighter jets entered the southwestern corner of Taiwan’s air defence identification zone on Saturday, and Taiwan’s air force deployed missiles to “monitor” the incursion, the island’s Defence Ministry said.
A former Commissioner of Police in Benue and Kogi States, Ibezimako Aghanya, on Sunday expressed optimism that insurgency ravaging parts of the country will end soon.

Ex-CP: I believe insurgency will end soon

A former Commissioner of Police in Benue and Kogi States, Ibezimako Aghanya, on Sunday expressed optimism that insurgency ravaging parts of the country will end soon.
Troops of Operation Whirl Stroke and 177 Battalion on Wednesday killed two bandits in a raid on their hideout at Angwan Mada in Nasarawa State, defence spokesman, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed in a statement on Thursday in Abuja.

DHQ: Many Boko Haram leaders killed in Alagarno, Sambisa forest

The Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole has inflicted heavy casualties on Boko Haram terrorists in their hideouts at Alagarno and Sambisa Forest area of Borno, Defence Headquarters says.
Troops of Operation Whirl Stroke and 177 Battalion on Wednesday killed two bandits in a raid on their hideout at Angwan Mada in Nasarawa State, defence spokesman, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed in a statement on Thursday in Abuja.

Military airstrikes destroy terrorists’ new settlement, kill scores in Borno

Scores of Boko Haram insurgents were killed on Saturday, January 2, 2020, after the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole destroyed the terrorists' new settlement at Mana Waji in Borno state.
Director, Defence Media Operation, Major General John Enenche, who made this known at a media briefing, also indicated that the DHQ has provided three additional treatment and isolation centres of its own.

Military airstrike destroys new Boko Haram settlement, kills scores in Borno

Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole has destroyed a new Boko Haram settlement at Mana Waji in Borno, killing scores of the terrorists in massive air interdiction missions on Friday.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it has neutralised some key Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) leaders at Alafa Yagayaga on the fringes of the Sambisa Forest in Borno.

NAF jet destroys another ISWAP base in Borno, kills scores

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ), said the Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has killer scores terrorists belonging to the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) and destroyed their hideouts at 1Km North of Tumbun Gini on the fringes of Lake Chad in Borno State.
Troops of Operation Whirl Stroke and 177 Battalion on Wednesday killed two bandits in a raid on their hideout at Angwan Mada in Nasarawa State, defence spokesman, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed in a statement on Thursday in Abuja.

Military kills numerous Boko Haram terrorists in Sambisa Forest

The air strike was executed with Nigerian Air Force (NAF) fighter jets after intelligence reports identified the terrorists as responsible for recent attacks in the southern part of Borno and northern part of Adamawa.
Troops of the Operation Lafiya Dole at the weekend battled insurgents who attacked three villages in Hawul Local Government Area of Borno State, forcing hundreds of villagers to flee to the mountains.

Military jets, troops battle insurgents for four days as hundreds flee Borno villages

Troops of the Operation Lafiya Dole at the weekend battled insurgents who attacked three villages in Hawul Local Government Area of Borno State, forcing hundreds of villagers to flee to the mountains.
The Defense Headquarters(DHQ), said soldiers on internal security operations in the north east have foiled a terrorists attacked on Army Super Camp in Damboa Borno State.

Soldiers nab two bandits terrorizing Zamfara, two others surrenders

Soldiers nab 2 Soldiers nab 2 bandits terrorizing Zamfara, 2 others surrenders who made this known in a statement, said “In continuation of efforts to forestall bandits activities and to ensure peaceful Yuletide celebrations in the North West Zone, troops of Operation HADARIN DAJI have intensified its ground and air operations in the Zone.
Troops of Operation Whirl Stroke and 177 Battalion on Wednesday killed two bandits in a raid on their hideout at Angwan Mada in Nasarawa State, defence spokesman, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed in a statement on Thursday in Abuja.

Nigerian military kills scores of terrorists in Sambisa forest

The Defence Headquarters says the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole has eliminated scores of Boko Haram terrorists through air strikes, at Njimia on the fringes of Sambisa Forest in Borno.
Director, Defence Media Operation, Major General John Enenche, who made this known at a media briefing, also indicated that the DHQ has provided three additional treatment and isolation centres of its own.

Nigerian military destroys bandits’ hideout in Kaduna

The Air Component of Operation Thunder Strike on Sunday destroyed a major bandits hideout in Kusasu area of Kaduna, killing scores of bandits, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche said in a statement on Monday.
Director, Defence Media Operation, Major General John Enenche, who made this known at a media briefing, also indicated that the DHQ has provided three additional treatment and isolation centres of its own.

DHQ: Military Air strikes neutralize terrorists in Borno forests

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has said that as part of concerted efforts to end insurgency activities in the country, the Air strikes from the air task force of Operation Lafiya Dole has neutralized several terrorists in Bone, Mudu and Sambisa forests areas of Borno State.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed this in a statement on Friday in Abuja.

Military air strikes knock out more terrorists’ hideouts in Borno

Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole has knocked out more hideouts of the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists, killing scores in Borno, Defence Headquarters says.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed this in a statement on Friday in Abuja.

DHQ: 82 bandits hiding in caves neutralised in air strikes

No fewer than 82 bandits, hiding in caves, have been eliminated in two air strikes executed by Air Component of Operation HADARIN DAJI.
He said an appropriate force package of Nigerian Air Force (NAF) fighter jets and helicopter gunships were dispatched and engaged the location in successive passes.

Military airstrike neutralises scores of bandits in Katsina forest

The Air Component of “Operation Hadarin Daji” has neutralised no fewer than 17 armed bandits and destroyed their camp in the Dunya Forest area of Katsina State.
Director, Defence Media Operation, Major General John Enenche, who made this known at a media briefing, also indicated that the DHQ has provided three additional treatment and isolation centres of its own.

Troops kill, arrest 35 terrorists, bandits, kidnappers, militia, others in one week

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ), said military operations conducted between November 12-18, has led to the killings of 35, terrorists, bandits, kidnappers, crude oil thieves, robbery syndicate, militias and other criminal group terrorizing the peace in the country.
Israel’s military says it attacked positions in the Gaza Strip following rocket fire from the area.

Israel attacks Hamas positions after rockets fired from Gaza

The Israeli army tweeted that it “struck Hamas underground infrastructure and military posts in Gaza” on Sunday morning – using fighter jets, helicopters and tanks – and it “is conducting an ongoing situational assessment & remains prepared to operate against any terror activity”.
A Taiwanese air force pilot died during a routine training mission after ejecting from a malfunctioning F-5E jet, in the second fatal air crash in three months.

Taiwanese pilot dies after ejecting from jet trainer

A Taiwanese air force pilot died during a routine training mission after ejecting from a malfunctioning F-5E jet, in the second fatal air crash in three months.

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